W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html-a11y@w3.org > September 2012

Re: 48-Hour Consensus Call: InstateLongdesc CP Update

From: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 21:10:25 -0700
Cc: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, John Foliot <john@foliot.ca>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-id: <F51E6688-2283-4F11-B045-5701CC79F3F4@apple.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
On Sep 24, 2012, at 7:21 PM, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:

> So I don't think John's concern is "how to have it both ways". Rather, 
> it is how to make sure that users only get it a single way.

I don't think that was his point. Getting content a single way is only possible by having natively accessible forms of content, like accessible SVG, or MathML. Longdesc is a form of alternative content, which is, by definition, not a single way.
Received on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 04:13:26 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Wednesday, 7 January 2015 15:05:31 UTC